Hyperbole And A Half

Unfortunate Situations, Flawed Coping Mechanisms, Mayhem, and Other Things That Happened

by Allie Brosh

Hyperbole and a Half

Paperback, 369 pages, Simon & Schuster, List Price: $17.99 | purchase

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Hyperbole And A Half
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Unfortunate Situations, Flawed Coping Mechanisms, Mayhem, and Other Things That Happened
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Allie Brosh

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Hyperbole and a Half began life as Allie Brosh's blog, full of crude sketches and absurdist rants about spelling, dogs, cake and the pressures of adulthood. But there's a serious side as well, in heartfelt, unsparing stories about her struggle with depression.

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